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1how much work Empty how much work on Thu Apr 09, 2009 5:20 am

how much of your own servicing/ maintainence do you do?

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2how much work Empty Re: how much work on Thu Apr 09, 2009 5:07 pm

Being able to give my bike a good clean is about as far as my mechanical know how goes, so not much really. Too scared of doing more harm than good, so i leave it to the professionals. lol.

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3how much work Empty Re: how much work on Fri Apr 10, 2009 1:58 am

there are lots of jobs we can do ourselves
oil changes for example are simple and overtime save loads of money
chain adjustment
but then there are jobs I will not do cause i dont have a clue
and other jobs I will ask around and see if the is someone who will help
to show me the way
plus i have a manual so i can look at the job and know when to go for it and when to leave it

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4how much work Empty Re: how much work on Fri Apr 10, 2009 4:07 am

Luckily i'm friends with a couple of bike mechanics who take pity on my total incompetency, and put up with all my daft questions etc.

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5how much work Empty Re: how much work on Fri Apr 10, 2009 5:57 am


Haha! Same here! But... I'm learning. My friend has been helping me strip the bike down so I've got a general idea now of what certain bits do what and how they all fit together. Next lesson for me is the oil change which I've been told is pretty easy to do.
I'm trying to get people that know to write some 'how to' guides for the website too as I think they'd benefit us that 'know nothing technical' greatly!

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6how much work Empty Re: how much work on Fri Apr 10, 2009 11:03 am

ok so some of you can cheat....flutter the eyelashes etc
and some of us could strip down naked and still get no responce
neveer learned to flirt lol.......unless i'v just had a tug for speeding then I go blonde

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7how much work Empty maintenance on Fri Apr 10, 2009 3:15 pm

my husband does most of the maintenance on our bikes. we take it to the shop for stuff like tires and such.

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8how much work Empty Re: how much work on Sat Apr 11, 2009 12:13 pm

I have a mobile chap come out to fit tyers then if its hissing
down I dont have to worry about riding on unscrubbed in tyre....
which as we all know are like riding on slicks

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9how much work Empty Re: how much work on Thu Apr 16, 2009 6:17 pm

hi all

i do most of mine my self or try used to be a time served manchanic for 10 years and i hav a good mate . who is very clued up on bikes.. so if any of you hav any prob,s or want to know some bit,s about bikes..just send us a message and i will try and point you in the right direction ?

i did say TRY ;-)

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10how much work Empty service of bike.... on Thu Jul 29, 2010 12:56 pm

well i think after one month we should do the service of bikes....because as we travell more now adays for our work so our bike should be fit and always ready to use....

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